American Gigolo (1980)

Title: American Gigolo

Tagline: He's the highest paid lover in Beverly Hills. He leaves women feeling more alive than they've ever felt before. Except one.

Genre: Crime,Drama,Mystery

Director: Paul Schrader

Cast: Richard Gere,Lauren Hutton,Hector Elizondo,Nina van Pallandt,Bill Duke,Brian Davies,K Callan,Tom Stewart,Patricia Carr,David Cryer,Carole Cook,Carol Bruce,Frances Bergen,Macdonald Carey,William Dozier,Peter Turgeon,Robert Wightman,Richard Derr,Jessica Potter,Gordon Haight,Carlo Alonso,Michael Goyak,Frank Pesce,Judith Ransdell,John Hammerton,Michele Drake,Linda Horn,Faye Michael Nuell,Eugene Jackson,Roma Alvarez,Dawn Adams,Bob Jardine,Harry Davis,Nanette Tarpey,Maggie Jean Smith,Pamela Kwong,Randy Stokey,Harris Weingart,James Currie,Norman Stevans,Betty Canter,Laura Gile,Brent Dunsford,Barry Satterfield,Sam L. Nickens,William Valdez,Mary Helen Barro,John H. Lowe,Kopi Sotiropulos,Gordon W. Grant,Ron Cummins,Benjie Bancroft,Gary Bohn,Kathryn Janssen,Michael Jeffers,Monty O'Grady,Norman Palmer,Ray Pourchot,Leoda Richards,Arnold Roberts,George Simmons,Brett Smiley,Eddie Smith,Nico Stevens,Bob Templeton,Paul Van,Bill Willens

Status: Released

Release: 1980-02-08

Runtime: 117

Plot: Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he's being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Richard Gere

      Julian Kaye
    • Lauren Hutton

      Michelle Stratton
    • Hector Elizondo

      Detective Sunday
    • Nina van Pallandt

    • Bill Duke

      Leon James
    • Brian Davies

      Charles Stratton
    • K Callan

      Lisa Williams
    • Tom Stewart

      Mr. Rheiman
    • Patricia Carr

      Judy Rheiman
    • David Cryer

      Lt. Curtis
    • Carole Cook

      Mrs. Dobrun
    • Carol Bruce

      Mrs. Sloan
    • Frances Bergen

      Mrs. Laudner
    • Macdonald Carey

      Hollywood Actor
    • William Dozier

      Michelle's Lawyer
    • Peter Turgeon

      Julian's Lawyer
    • Robert Wightman

      Floyd Wicker
    • Richard Derr

      Mr. Williams
    • Jessica Potter

    • Gordon Haight

      Blond Boy
    • Carlo Alonso

    • Michael Goyak

    • Frank Pesce

      Suspect #4
    • Judith Ransdell

      Cloak Room Girl
    • John Hammerton

      Perino's Maitre d'
    • Michele Drake

      1st Girl at Beach
    • Linda Horn

      2nd Girl at Beach
    • Faye Michael Nuell

      Woman at Juschi's
    • Eugene Jackson

    • Roma Alvarez

    • Jerry Bruckheimer (Production)

    • Dan Perri (Art)

      Title Designer
    • Paul Schrader (Writing)

    • Bob Badami (Sound)

      Music Editor
    • Robert Thirlwell (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • King Baggot (Camera)

      Camera Operator
    • Freddie Fields (Production)

      Executive Producer
    • Christine Lee (Costume & Make-Up)

    • Richard Halsey (Editing)

    • Giorgio Moroder (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • Ferdinando Scarfiotti (Art)

      Production Design
    • George Holmes (Lighting)

    • Giorgio Armani (Costume & Make-Up)

      Costume Design
    • Edward Richardson (Art)

      Art Direction
    • George Gaines (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • John Wilkinson (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • Neil A. Machlis (Production)

      Unit Production Manager
    • Robert Glass (Sound)

      Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    • Daniel C. Striepeke (Costume & Make-Up)

      Makeup Artist
    • John R. Shannon (Camera)

      Still Photographer
    • Barry Thomas (Sound)

      Sound Mixer
    • Ray Alba (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Bert Schoenfeld (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Carl Mahakian (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Richard Walden (Camera)

      Camera Technician
    • Leslie Hill (Camera)

      Camera Technician
    • Kirsten Glover (Camera)

      Camera Technician
    • Cynnie Troup (Directing)

      Script Supervisor
    • Mark Fabus (Art)

      Set Designer
    • R. Gilbert Clayton (Art)

      Production Illustrator
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